Sikkim State Electricity Regulatory Commission was established in the state of Sikkim under provisions of Electricity Regulatory Commission Act 1998 (now Electricity Act, 2003) for regulating this sector.
Office of SSERC is in Gangtok, capital of the State of Sikkim. The location of the office in Gangtok is indicated below in the Location Map.
Foundation of Power sector was laid on 27th May 1927 with the commissioning of first Micro Hydel project at Ranikhola near Gangtok with the installed capacity of 50 KW. During this era, activities under power sector in Sikkim were not at all significant. Till the year 1954, operation and maintenance of power supply system were managed with the help of a foreman and an electrician, under the supervision of Sikkim Public Works Department.